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Anna Gregory with the Veness Letter Book at Tamworth Powerstation Museum

Eleven new inscriptions added to UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register

State Library of NSW Monday, January 14, 2019

The UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee is delighted to announce the inscription of 11 new items and collections of documentary heritage to the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

Australian Agricultural Company map

Documenting Australian Society summit in Canberra, 4 December 2018

Canberra Museum and Gallery Wednesday, October 24, 2018

On 4 December 2018 the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee will host a summit in Canberra to examine one of the most challenging cultural heritage issues facing Australia today ‒ achieving and implementing a unified vision for documenting Australian society.

New entry on the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register

State Library of NSW Friday, November 3, 2017

The world’s largest glass plate negatives of Sydney Harbour, held in the State Library of NSW’s collection, have just been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register. The giant negatives join only five other inscriptions from Australia on the World Register.